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Menstrual Cycle Chest Pain
Have been having chest pain for the last 48 hours. Pain is in the right chest and goes from midline to upper chest. This has been getting worse over the last 2 years. It gets worse with my menstrual cycle and goes away when it's over. The area becomes ten
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The menstrual cycle begins with the shedding of the uterine lining, resulting in bleeding from the vagina. A few weeks later, one ovary releases an egg and the uterine lining thickens in preparation for a potential pregnancy. Pregnancy can occur at this stage if sperm fertilizes the egg. If the egg is not fertilized, the egg will leave your body and ...Read more
Have had chest pains that happen right before menstural cycle for the last 14 years. Every time this happens I go to the ER and they tell me everything is fine. It has been getting worse over the years and it now feels like a burning sensation and there a
I'm having panic attack right now, chest pain, and feel like need to go to restroom, feel like menstrual cramps, burning sensations, shaking is it normal?
Why my chest pains are more often before and during period and they are reduced in the middle time of menstrual cycle? Hormone related?
Yes: Certainly your observation suggests that. We know many non-pelvic symptoms are related to the menstrual cycle. Many women get arrhythmias (palpitations) at different times of the month. Sleep disturbance, headaches, appetite, fluid retention, mood, etc are all related. Why not chest pain? ...Read more
I am 35 weeks pregnant with side pains chest pains menstrual cramping back pains trouble breathing and constant vomit, what can be going on?
TERM PREGNANCY: You are almost term and ready to have a baby. Are you under the care of an OB md? Do you have toxemia? You should be checked weekly by your md. Please see him or go to er for checkup. Take care ...Read more
Yes, generally.: Very common. Also at the time of the cycle. Breast tenderness is very responsive to hormonal changes. These occur at he time of ovulation with a spike up then down in estrogen and again at the menses with a significant nadir in the estrogen and Progesterone levels. This alone dan cause he symptoms you describe without any seriousc. ...Read more
Is it possible for some benign breast lumps to appear before menstrual cycle and disappear during or afterwards?
Varies: It could be as soon as 2 to 4 weeks or as long as 6 months. ...Read more
I have had a benign cyst in my left breast for 10+ years. Is it normal for it to have shooting pains in it just before my menstrual cycle starts?
Could be: But if new check it out with your doc!! ...Read more
Stopped breast feeding and the baby is 5 months old how long should it take you to get your first menstrual cycle if you haven't had it since born?
What causes premenstrual breast pain and what is the possible remedy? ? Will taking drug to stop the pain have any side effects on the menstrual cycle
Premenstrual breast: Pain. Increased fluid retention can cause breast pain prior to your period. Try omega 3 fatty acids or magnesium (supplementation or through diet) with your doctor’s approval. Avoid caffeine, alcohol or extra salt. Over the counter products like midol can be helpful. ...Read more
I am 4days late My menstrual cycle has always been21days my breast have been tender and I am having some pain like when I ovulate should I be worried.
Late periods: Irregular periods are one of the most common problems obgyns treat. If this is one time problem it usually resolves on its own. If this is a recurring problem you should be evaluated. Infections and hormonal changes can cause spotting. There are many options available to help regulate the menstrual cycle. Schedule a visit. ...Read more
My boobs are normally sore&swell around the time my menstrual cycle coming. This week my boobs seem slighty swelled then usual, pain near my armpit to?
Breast swelling: It is very normal and common for breasts to swell before or around the time of a woman's menstrual cycle. Also, it often varies from month to month, so that is not unusual either. I guess I'm a little concerned that you have pain near one of your armpits. If it goes away completely after your period, you're probably fine. But if it worsens or persists, I would see your doctor to get checked out. ...Read more
I am 29 and having pains in my left breast, its pain underneath and on the side and when I take a deep breath. It's not from my menstrual cycle I know?
Costochondritis: The fact that you describe it under the breast and worse with breathing suggests the problem is in your chest wall and not your breast. Most likely a condition known as costochondritis. A painful condition of what we think is inflammation and irritation in the muscles of the chest wall. Don't really know what causes it. Anti-inflammatory (ibuprofen, naproxen) moist heat to area can help. ...Read more
It may be ok: The breasts can be sore before periods but not always, so if the breasts are not sore, that does not mean there is anything wrong with you. ...Read more
I have a lump on my underarm and I'm experiencing some nipple pain and my menstrual cycle is no where near?
Hi, my question is is it normal to be in a menstrual cycle for about now 3 months? I went into labor last year on june I was breast feeding for about 7 months I didn't go on a menstrual cycle till I stoped breast feeding. But it has been now 3 months I
What other reasons besides being on menstrual cycle, can Brest tenderness and nipple soreness be?
Constant chest pain: Well a knife in the chest for one thing, on the other hand there are lots of things which could do this from lung/pleural problems inside, through chest wall inflammation like costochondritis, thru esophageal problems.....lots of potential considerations, need to see a Doc to work through them.... ...Read more
Atypical...: Chest pain due to heart pain has certain features like substernal pain that radiates to the jaw and left arm, pain described as pressure-like, etc. Chest pain that does not have these classic features is called atypical chest pain. Atypical chest pain is less likely to be due to the heart but still could be so testing to rule out the heart may still be indicated, especially if no other source found ...Read more
Evaluate different c: Chest pain that is recurrent implies something that needs to worked up. Considerations include musculoskeletal pain, GI causes, stress/anxiety, cardiac, and pulmonary causes. Workup should focus on a good history of what provokes and what relieves the symptoms as well as their description and associated findings (like exercise tolerance, shortness of breath). A change in functional status etc. ...Read more
Multiple things: Could be a problem with skin, nerves, muscle, shoulder, lung, heart, or stomach. See your doctor for a more thorough history, physical exam and further evaluation. If you sleep on your stomach you could have a neck strain that radiates pain to the chest or arm. Get checked out just to make sure. ...Read more
Menstrual refers to the monthly cycle in women which prepares the female for ovulation, generally once per month, which is that time of month that the egg can be fertilized by the male sperm, for the purpose of reproduction. Menstrual cycles start at the first day of menstruation. (it's always been curious to me that 'menstrual' and ...Read more
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